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Neil deMause

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    April 6, 2011

    Where Have All the Yankees Fans Gone?

    photo by Neil deMause​Following last night's ten-inning loss to the Twins, the Yankees' record stands at 3-2 (good!) and the team trails Buck Showalter's undefeated Orioles by a game and a half in the AL East (bad!). But since everybody knows that early April stats don't matter (remember how t ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    This Week in the Voice: Dan Choi, Bad Lieutenant

    ‚ÄčLt. Daniel Choi resembles so many other American soldiers in many, many ways: as a late 20s West Point grad who loves his country, a born-again Christian, as a soldier who's served two tours in Iraq, and as a soldier who's been kicked out of the military. But even that isn't the distinguishment t ... More >>

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    June 7, 2010

    Are Mets Road Woes to Blame for Empty Seats in Queens?

    Photo by Neil deMause​Following the Mets' improbable come-from-way-behind win over the Marlins yesterday, the Shea Stadium Citi Field scoreboard blared the slogan "We Believe in Home Field Advantage," along with the news that the Amazin's now boast a sparkling 22-9 record in Flushing.

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    December 28, 2009

    Why This Decade Sucked, Reason #8: New York Turned Into America

    ​ We will, in the closing days of this wretched decade, list the Top Ten reasons why it sucked. Previous reasons here and here. ​9/11 was a tough hit on everyone, especially New Yorkers. But everyone, even people who hated this city, wanted to see the city come back from it. And so we ... More >>

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    October 13, 2009

    As Appeal Goes Forward, MTA Hit With New Atlantic Yards Suit

    Bruce Ratner and his Atlantic Yards project are really getting it in the neck this week. Tomorrow an appeal by landholders of the eminent domain seizure of their properties for the sports, shopping, office and residential mega-plan gets going in court. And now Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn, state s ... More >>

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    August 21, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Museum of Natural History. Twitpic by ashelamb. The week was hot as hell -- which, a quick scan of our stories reveals, is an apt comparison. In a tribute to democracy, people with guns started following around President Obama. Busybodies were all over Michelle Obama's butt. Old peo ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    On Third Avenue. Albany went coup-coup! Pedro Espada Jr. seized the state senate with the help of Hiram Monserrate and billionaire Tom Golisano. After some skirmishes, which saw Tom Duane appearing to lean GOP to save gay marriage, the Dems locked the chamber, but Espada got the key and the GOP w ... More >>

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    April 24, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    President Obama came down on the credit card companies. They're still trying to hang the socialist and elitist raps on him, but they don't seem to be sticking. Mayor Bloomberg got mad as hell about the MTA fare hike -- but didn't bother to tell his friends in Albany. His "Puppets for Educational ... More >>

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    April 3, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    Obama told Chrysler and GM to get their shit straight or go bankrupt. The new head of GM said that was okay with him. (Aren't they supposed to whine and resign in the Times?) This of course made Obama a fascist. Rightbloggers were also mad when Obama went to Europe and wasn't nice enough to the Qu ... More >>

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    March 3, 2009

    Friends Don't Let Friends Buy Yankees Tickets at Full Price

    Give the Yanks credit for trying: It may not have pushed A-Roid off the front pages, but Ticketgate is certainly starting to give him a run for his money. More tales of fan woe keep emerging, with the Times' Richard Sandomir dumping out a bucketload of sob stories on Saturday. Team COO Lonn Trost' ... More >>

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    February 3, 2009

    The stadium-naming deal? Make Citigroup and the New York Mets bail the public out for a change.

    In what's obviously a P.R. move, Citigroup says it's looking into pulling out of a $400 million marketing deal with the New York Mets. Here's the current situation: Citigroup is supposedly on the hook to pay $400 million to the Mets for the naming rights to the unwarranted new stadium. Meanwhile, ... More >>

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    January 5, 2009

    Thor Equities Not Done Ruining Coney Island

    Having turned the swaths of Coney Island under his control into wreckage, Thor Equities developer Joe Sitt is gunning for more: now he's offering $91 million for the three acres upon which the Thunderbolt ride sits. (The Post story contains the fun fact that the 'Bolt is owned by the guy who also ow ... More >>

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